CNA Resumes and Cover Letters

Do You Need to Change Your E-mail Address on Your Resume?

The definition of a subliminal message is when a message is perceived by the mind but the person is not consciously aware of it. Subliminal messages are most commonly associated with marketing and advertising....

Basic Structure of a CNA Resume: Part 2

8 things to leave off your resume In part 1 of our post on the basic structure of your CNA resume, we walked you through all of the fundamentals like how long your resume should...

Your Resume Only has 1 Chance at a First Impression with HR

CNA job candidates that really want to get a great nursing assistant job understand that submitting a great resume is vital to getting an interview. And we think you already know this. After all,...

Does my resume have to be 1 page long?

One question that we frequently get from nursing assistants is the following: does my resume have to be 1 page long? Sometimes the question is asked by younger CNA job candidates that have little...

Basic Structure of a CNA Resume

Warning: today's post is a long one. There's a reason it's so long though, and that reason is that it is so critical that you get everything in today's post right. Otherwise, you risk...

There is no “one size fits all” for CNA resumes

We are only a few weeks into our series designed to help CNA's create great resumes and cover letters that will help get them interviews, but the feedback and responses we have gotten has...

Do CNA’s really need as much job experience on their resume as the job...

For CNA's with limited nursing assistant experience, it can be frustrating when you are looking for a new job and it seems like every job posting "requires" more years of relevant work experience than...

Should I put any hobbies on my resume?

A question nursing assistants frequently have about their resumes is whether or not they should list some of their hobbies on the resume. We will get to our thoughts in a second, but first...

Should CNA’s use acronyms on their resumes?

Nursing assistants use a lot of acronyms. It's just part of the job. You learn acronyms in training, and you continue to learn even more acronyms when you enter the workforce as a CNA....

What is the purpose of your resume when you are applying for CNA jobs?

One of the most common requests we get here at CNA Certification Advice is to write a series for help on how to write great nursing assistant resumes and cover letters. Well guess what?...